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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

Partly Cloudy

56°F

13°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 1:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Bluff AK

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Increasing Clouds

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Cloudy

    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Cloudy

    Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. East wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind around 5 mph.
Memorial Day
Scattered showers after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Bluff AK
 64.79°N 147.18°W (Elev. 492 ft)
8:15 pm AKDT May 22, 2015
3am AKDT May 23, 2015-6pm AKDT May 29, 2015
 
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